Journal Events Coming to You

This Thursday, April 8 from 4 – 6pm    Journal Pick-up Event at El Restaurante Ixtapa, Hillsborough.

Enjoy dinner along the banks of the Eno and purchase your copy of the Journal at the table we’ll have stationed outside. Several authors and the illustrator Joe Liles will be present to sign copies. Social distancing and mask use will be required. *Fun fact: The cook house for Faribault’s Barbecue (featured in the Journal) is there and still standing.

Thursday, April 22 at 1:00 p.m. — Discussion with Durham County Library
Virtual Event – Registration required. Click here.
Join the Eno River Association’s Executive Director, Jessica Sheffield, in conversation with contributors Beverly Scarlett and Dr. Freddie Parker to hear about Eno family history, stories, and the journey of this project.

See all the retail and library locations that carry Ribbons of Color.

The Association provides platform for People of Color to share their Eno family history

The Eno River Association announces the revival of their Eno Journal, now available for purchase online and thru local retail shops. Ribbons of Color Along the Eno River: The History of African Americans and People of Color Living on the Eno contains first- and second-hand stories of those who have long lived in the Eno watershed.

This Eno Journal is the culmination of a two decades-long effort by the Association to discover, research, recruit writers, and publish this collection. “We are grateful to the descendants, record keepers, and historians in the Eno River community who preserved these memories and photographs” says Dave Cook, former Eno staffer and veteran volunteer on the project. READ MORE…

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